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221-0672 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of C36-7M operations numbered, Goninan rebuild 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 from ALCo C636 5453 blasts away from Hardie with a loaded train bound for Finucane Island.
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223-2472 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron locos built by General Electric model C44-9W units 7072 serial 47751 with 210 waggons loaded ex Marandoo changes crew with sister loco 7082 serial 47761 on an empty at 1500 hrs 21st October 2000.
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222-1072 viewsGreen Tank Pool, Pilbara, Western Australia. Geo Data.
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160128 0087572 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, reduced to just the front wall and the 7FDL-16 engine sticking above frame level, BHP Billiton Goninan rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 5661 serial 8412-06/94-152 is almost gone.
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060723 784172 viewsOriginal Hamersley Iron compressor waggon sets IC-1 and IC-3 which were made from cutting down condemned ore waggons and then fitting Atlas Copco XAS 97 air compressors, receiver tanks and fuel tanks. The compressors have been fitted to a swing cradle to limit the in-train forces during the unloading process. 7 Mile 23rd July 2006.
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240-0372 viewsNelson Point, retired Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 sits with the hood removed exposing the ALCo 251F engine prior to removal and being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Bassendean museum for preservation. 25th June 2002.
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240-0572 viewsNelson Point, retired Mt Newman Mining Comeng NSW built ALCo M636 unit 5499 serial C6096-4 sits with the hood removed exposing the ALCo 251F engine prior to removal and being sent by road to Rail Heritage WA's Bassendean museum for preservation. 25th June 2002.
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220-0871 viewsRubin Junction looking north from the Nimingarra Mine end of the triangle, the track to the left leads to Yarrie and the track to the right to Hedland.
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220-1171 viewsShay Gap, Mable Bar Rd grade crossing at the 187.6 km on the line to Yarrie, looking towards Yarrie.
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223-2871 viewsPossum Siding, trailing view of Hamersley Iron General Electric built C44-9W units 7072 in the lead and 7074 serial 47753 with a loaded train ex Marandoo having just completed a crew change with an empty train. 21st October 2000.
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222-1271 viewsFlat tyre on the BHP access road, the off cut of rail is used to get the axle high enough to fit the factory jack under it, Oh What a Feeling…
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151111 950771 viewsA loaded train behind General Electric ES44DCi units 8113 serial 59105 in the original silver livery and 8145 serial 58726 in the tiger strip Rio livery and C44-9W 9433 serial 54766 in ROBE Pilbara Iron livery runs along on the West Mainline bound for Cape Lambert viewed from Table Hill.
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151111 950671 viewsA view from Table Hill looking south west across the Robe River rail line and the rolling hills and mesas.
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150505 800271 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the same point as 8001, approach to Bow Siding. Geodata: -22.0256300 118.4896100 .
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203-1670 viewsBing Siding, with the empty clear, BHP General Electric AC6000 unit 6076 'Mt Goldsworthy' serial 51068 powers its' train out of the passing track at Bing South.
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219-1770 viewsMunjina Gorge, looking east from vantage point.
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220-1370 viewsJust west of the 104.6 km crossing on the Yarrie line, BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuilt ALCo C636 5431 into a C36-7M unit 5507 serial number 4839-03 / 87-072 seen here leading its loaded train through the curves.
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221-1470 viewsHardie Siding, BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuild unit CM40-8MEFI 5669 the last Dash 8 rebuilt for BHP and one of four fitted with an EFI prime mover, serial 95-160/8412-02, with the switch restored for the mainline the 2nd Person climbs aboard to continue on to Yarrie Mine.
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221-1670 viewsHardie Siding, BHP Iron Ore Goninan rebuild unit CM40-8MEFI 5669 the last Dash 8 rebuilt for BHP and one of four fitted with an EFI prime mover, serial 95-160/8412-02, passes the Hardie Station 71 location cases and continues on the mainline bound for loading at Yarrie.
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150505 799170 viewsFMG Solomon Line, view looking west from the east end of Bow Siding, point indicators and back track visible in the distance. Geodata: -22.0188283 118.5297867 .
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